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The Chronicles of the American Civil War

Nov 23, 2017

Author Tim Snyder explains the significance of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal during the American Civil War. The canal, located along the southern border of Maryland, basically was on the line dividing the north and south. The Confederate army continually attempted to disrupt the canal operations at the same time...

Nov 16, 2017

Award winning author Steve French discusses a guerilla band of Confederates known as McNeill's Rangers. Captain John Hanson McNeill's Confederate forces roamed western Virginia (now West Virginia) striking terror into Federal officers as they harassed them, keeping them off guard.

Nov 10, 2017

Award Winning author Steve French offers his take on Confederate Spy Belle Boyd. Belle Boyd, who lived in Martinsburg, Virginia (now West Virginia) is one of the most interesting female characters of the entire war.

Nov 2, 2017

Dr, Edward Steers, the country's leading authority on the subject, discusses the military tribunal of the Lincoln Conspirators from the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Dr. Steers gives the listeners his take on the controversial Dr. Mudd and about Mary and John Surratt.